The Great Lakes Mall
a 114-acre site, is largely impervious
either rooftop or parking lots.This site alone comprises 7% of the impervious surfaces withinthe Newell Creek watershed.Stormwater drainage from thissite is gathered by a series of pipes and catch basins
all of which funnel into one 72-inchdrain pipe.Flooding occurs in an adjacentapartment complex and City
Newell Creek is part of theChagrin River watershed
which is not in compliance with
stream water quality standards.